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Oct 25, 2012 8:00pm EDT
on the southern border with mexico. do you still feel that this is the way to go? >> people said we cannot build a wall. i said, i would get down to the tinker toys and show them. i put together a model and said, this is how we do it. we could build a mile of this per day. this puts aside the argument, that we have 5,500 miles of the great wall of china, but my position is that we do not need 200,000 miles of wall, we just do that until they start going around the end. >> is this a concrete barrier? or a brief explanation? >> when the president ridiculed the wall, he was 600 feet from the fences and the walls and the most down along the border. i would describe this as a kind of concrete system with the foundational trench, and the concrete panels, and if you build the wall up you have to have routes on either side, with the chain-link fence by the border. we are spending $12 billion -- $6 billion per mile. >> talking about immigration is what we're talking about. president obama -- if you join congress which be supportive of this trend continuing? >> the most important thing is to secure the bo
Oct 30, 2012 10:00am EDT
key house senate and governor's races from around the country. coming up next, we will go to mexico for debate. and about an hour, united states ohio senate. a little later, first term of the schilling squares off among sherry. and as we look at live pictures and the white house, president obama has received his daily briefing, he continues working on relief efforts for hurricane sandy, about 350,000 people are without power in the metro washington d.c. area. early voting has already been cancelled and the district and in maryland. and extended by an extra day. we are learning the president will stay here in washington tomorrow to monitor the response to the hurricane, to ensure all federal resources continue to be provided. presidents will not take part in campaign even said had been scheduled an ohio tomorrow. he pulled himself off the campaign trail for now, canceling all appearances. though clinton will be campaigning for the president today. his total to hold a rally in minneapolis at the university of minnesota. in other event today in duluth. mitt romney is taking place in st
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Oct 1, 2012 3:00pm PDT
"fast and furious." thousands of additional guns found in mexico tracked back to the u.s. government. dozens of them believe to be used in violent crimes. >> who is going to pay for this? >> are military voters being treated fairly? >> it's really shocking, but most of the fingers point straight to the pentagon. >> mu afghanistan policy questions. >> terrorism has not gone away. it has increased. >> brit hume's analysis of the president's economic message. arapahoe county is largely suburban area southeast of denver, home to aerospace engineers and business managers and other professionals. there are some very affluent areas but for the most part it's the upper tier of the middle class. in 2008, barack obama carried this county by more than 35,000 votes. four years before that, george w. bush carried it by more than 9,000. the unemployment rate here is the national average. but it is below the state unemployment rate. another interesting stat about arapahoe county, 54% of the registered voters are women. one of the widest gender gaps in any county in colorado. which is why the obama
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
states is within striking distance of its missiles. >> 23 miles above roswell, new mexico, felix hopes to become the first man to break the speed of sound in a free fall. >> at the end of the day, if something goes wrong, i have to feel for it. >> amateur bullfighters, their bravery was conceded only by their alcohol consumption. >> in belgium, a professional soccer player crashed his car into a store. one man got hurt. >> this is not a game of tag. this man is actually trying to get away from a very angry stag at a london park. >> and the series is tied at a game apiece. game over. cardinals even the series. >> the last movie you cried at. "expendables 2"? >> sexiest woman alive. >> here's hoping for you next year. >> over 23 million unemployed. when they saw the 7.8, every economist was shocked. or "cbs this morning." >> cooking the books? 7.8% unemployment? captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." new polls a showing a bounce for mitt romney. a pew poll shows mitt romney ahead of president obama ahead of likely voters. the same poll showed the president leadings b
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
.s. and mexico. we're talking about tomatoes and maybe sour grapes as well. the it's subject of our deep dive today. last week, the obama administration announced it favored canceling a 16-year-old $3.5 billion tomato trade deal with mexico. the deal encourages imports and has kept tomato prices low. but florida growers say they're so low they can't catch up. the numbers show mexican tomato sales have quadruple since 2000 while florida has seen its cut shrink dramatically. after a flurry of letters from lawmakers, the commerce department decided to repd the trade agreement be scrapped. mexico growers were stunned, upset they hadn't been granted a meeting until after the decision. why did the decision get rushed? presidential politic, the influence of those florida growers might have played just a small role. michael isakoff is nbc's national investigative correspondent. it's an election year and hearing about issues like this, oh, favoritism of this front for florida. favoritism on that front for ohio. it shouldn't come as a shock and yet, we see it play out every year. four years, excuse me.
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
at >> former new mexico governor and libertarian can it -- can the -- candidate gary johnson. host: joining us now is gary johnson, former governor of mexico. he is the libertarian nominee. gary johnson, first question. look at the major party candidates. what is missing in the debate and what do you bring to the table? guest: how about the truth, for starters. the notion that obama and mitt romney are arguing over who will spend more on medicare. when we need to have a raging debate in this country on how we cut medicare spending, spending, i think we will find ourselves in the midst of a monetary collapse. that issue/ what is your prescription? pardon the expression. guest: i oversaw the reform of medicaid when i was governor of new mexico. we saved hundreds of millions of dollars. we set a better health-care networks for the poor. i believe if the government blocked -- done away with the strings and the manas, i could have overseen the delivery of health care to the poor. -- do away with the mandates. health care for those over 65. get the federal government out of
Oct 20, 2012 8:35pm EDT
of this administration to deal in an effective and a good-faith way with mexico, with costa rica, with the other nations in trying to find a peaceful settlement to the dispute in central america has undermined our capacity to effectively deal diplomatically in this area as well. >> sir, people as well-balanced and just as father theodore hesburgh at notre dame, who headed the select commission on immigration, have pointed out repeatedly that there will be no immigration reform without employer sanctions, because it would be an unbalanced bill, and there would be simply no way to enforce it. however, putting that aside for the moment, your critics have also said repeatedly that you have not gone along with the bill or with any immigration reform because of the hispanic groups -- or hispanic leadership groups -- who actually do not represent what the hispanic-americans want, because polls show that they overwhelmingly want some kind of immigration reform. can you say, or how can you justify your position on this? and how do you respond to the criticism that this is another, or that this is an example of y
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
mexico. >> right now i'm really confident in my team, confident in my management, and last but not least, i'm confident in myself. >> reporter: baumgartner will plunge further and fall faster than anybody in history. describe the red bull jump. what is it? >> within the first 30 seconds, 'm going to accelerate so fast that i'm going to break the speed of sound. >> reporter: break the speed of sound the first time ever for a person. >> yes, without aircraft, in free fall as a human person. >> reporter: baumgartner will rise in a capsule lifted by a helium balloon that's 55 stories tall at liftoff. three times bigger than any balloon ever used in the man flight. the assent will take two and a half hours. he'll jump from 120,000 feet or higher, a virtual vacuum. there's almost no air, water, or wind. the temperature will be minus 70 degrees. within 35 second, his top speed is expected to approach 700 miles per hour. mach 1. >> mach 1.0. >> shock waves are a concern. >> reporter: dr. jonathan clark, the mission's medical director, has monitored his practice jumps. the most recent in july was
Oct 14, 2012 7:00am EDT
education. he was such a tyrant's about it. he often threatens to send me back to mexico if i did not do well in school. that was a scary threats. i did not want to go back to mexico. i wanted to make him proud. another thing i felt was that because i begged him to bring me, i felt that i owed him that. i felt that i never wanted my father to say i should not have brought you. >> winner of the american book award and international latino book award and growing up an illegal alien in los angeles tonight at 8:00 eastern. >> "washington journal"continue as -- host: the political columnist ed "the washington times." in his column this morning, he writes that this coming week may live up to the characterization that every week is a make or break a week of the campaign after labor day. do you think this week is a big win for the candidates? guest: in washington again breathless about things like debates. i think it is important. foreign policy is an area that people have to prove that they can meet a certain threshold and are not completely out of their depth in terms of dealing with a lot of
Oct 9, 2012 8:00pm EDT
mention. the diversification of our group in brazil we saw 26%. and mexico 12, another latino country 6%. that is all for% in the emerging market. we have roughly speaking half of our earnings. the rest diversified in countries such as the u.s., u.k. or germany. that means diversification is their kiosk pectin understanding under the resilience against the crisis. the fact of having a decentralized city area, means that if any crisis were to happen in one of the markets in which we are, we are able to have a firewall around this element of christ is, affecting by the investment in those countries but that the spillover impact. when we present to the bank of spain, we underline the bank of spain, as one of the great bear. they standalone independent said series. with the fact of having the banking operation with the largest branch of the world give us access to stable liquidity dependent on financial market. we find ourselves basically the banking obligation, another interesting feature. to the extent, it is likely about 100% of 170%, which is practically funding our assets and with a ve
Oct 26, 2012 12:00pm EDT
of congress you showed a scale model of a wall you said should be built on the southern border with mexico. do you feel like that is the way to go? king: what i said about that, people said we can't build a wall. well, it will get right down to the tipping kerr toys and show them because simply mental block how easy it is. i put together a model went down to the wall and here is how we do it. we could build a mile of this a day. that was the demonstration to put aside that argument that we couldn't do such a simple thing. 5500 miles of great wall of china. why would we think america couldn't build couple thousand. my position is this we don't have to build 2,000 miles of wall on the border. we build that till they stop simply going around the end that is the simple equation. >> wall details what? concrete barrier? brief explanation of that. king: pretty interesting when the president rid chruled a wall he was standing 600 feet from four walls, four fences and walls and two moats along the border but i described it as this. it is a type of concrete system you would slip form a foundational tren
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
in mexico. they say there are two suspects detained on the border. they have to communicate with the local authorities. this is on the south side of the border. american agents on the north side say they heard some of the same rumors. but until you get fbi agents there and get some information that's when we'll get ideas whether they are suspects or just stories. the entire area from the border to five miles north where this occurred near naco is considered a crime scene. it's completely shut down. they have helicopters down there. we know more fbi agents have gone down there as well to help support those from the phoenix office that are on scene. we have been told from a sheriff's deputy in the region there have been positive developments so far. while there is officially no arrests. there are two people they have detained south side. the agents were responding to a sensor that went off five miles north of the bored when this went down early yesterday morning. it's not known if agents returned fire. law enforcement said there is a known drug trafficking corridor. >> when you are dealing w
Oct 7, 2012 6:00am EDT
militarily instead of promoting the process. the process that is in place with the support of mexico and colombia and panama and venezuela -- instead of supporting the process, our administration has been supporting covert activities in it for what was to keep the revolution going to overthrow the sandinista government. el salvador was not pushing the head of the government toward the correction of human rights problems that exist there. now this administration seems almost befuddled by the fact that nicaragua is moving to participate in the process. alabama silo door is reaching out to be guerrillas to negotiate peace. -- el salvador is reaching out to the guerrillas to negotiate peace. >> many time in its history, the united states has gone to war to defend freedom. does your answer mean you would be willing to forgo the use of military force even if it meant the establishment of a soviet- backed dictatorship so close to our own borders? >> i assume you are speaking about the government of nicaragua. we can work with the government to achieve a pluralistic society. they do have ele
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Oct 14, 2012 4:00pm PDT
and cheered, and balm gardner landed in the eastern new mexico desert and his mother, father and girlfriend also size of relief as well. >> you know, i said before we went to the commercial break he was the fastest man on earth. no, he's not the fastest man in space, he hadn't gotten to earth yet, but this is another key day for other people trying to do something similar. >> ironic twists and smashed the parachute jump record with someone helping with the feat. his project advisor, also coincidentally today marks the 65th anniversary of u.s. test pilot chuck yager becoming the first man to break the sound barrier, but that was aboard an airplane. >> harris: i know, when you see him jump and he's not in anything for the first couple of seconds, i couldn't breathe. >> he made it. >> harris: thanks, anna. the weather cooperated with the historic jump, but in other parts of our nation so potential potentially severe weather is on the move. and in one state, it's required for registration, and critical swing state. how is that playing out 20 days before the election. stay close. [ male announce
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Oct 8, 2012 3:00pm PDT
hampshire went from tossup to lean obama. new mexico went from lean obama to obama. one change in status benefiting romney. went from lean obama to tossup. romney gained in colorado, ohio, virginia, and wisconsin, all battleground states. but no change in the status in those. missouri and nevada became stronger for obama. no change in status for those. >> bret: of that, joe. what do you see as important? >> all the states move to romney even though they haven't changed status matter. but ohio is the real interesting thing, because when you look at it, both karl and i threw out a marist poll that happened some time ago with eight-point lead for obama. we threw that out. moving as a tossup today. that would be very significant. when you look at a trend line of ohio, though, throughout the whole campaign, romney has never actually crossed in the lead there in the average of real clear politics average of the trend line. is that moving? because right now the line if you look at them are starting to go closer together again like after the convention. that is significant. >> bret: when you tal
Oct 4, 2012 1:00pm EDT
. >> i'm with a that u.s.-mexico chamber of commerce. >> the have about 30 sheets over year. let's get right to it. i want to go right to the news of the day. there are a couple of things that jump out. the decision in pennsylvania are acquiring a voter i.d.. the court said it could go into effect next year but not enough time this year. what do you think that impact will be in terms of november, not just the presidential election but all other races as well. this decision followed an appeal to texas voter i.d. law and the cross-country. >> we were talking about this pine the stage. thank you for coming out. if you look at the polls between governor romney and president obama, that looks as though pennsylvania is going to be blue and the democrats will win at at the top of that ticket. they will look at a republican- run legislature and say you tried to jam this to the courts and you are hoping he would get tied up in the courts and would stay in effect for 2012. now that it has been struck down, you may have that power and invigorated voting base, particularly in philadelphia and pitt
Oct 9, 2012 1:00pm EDT
, at that time in mexico, a worker cost general motors $7 an hour. in china, $4.50. i have been to general motors plants in shanghai and talk about mexico, and those plants are every bit as efficient as the ones here. this is one of our great challenges, which is not how to preserve jobs, but how to have growing wages. >> steve makes a good point. look at the parts sector. 2005, a parts unit at a 50,000 employees in the united states. they closed all but a couple plants in you as they have less than 5000 employees here. today,look at the oem's are they building new plants today? mexico. all the company's are making big investments in northern mexico to build more plants at capacity, in large part because of the difference in cost. the remaining jobs in the parts sector, which there are more jobs on the parts sector versus the manufacturers, have seen tremendous pressure on wages down word. -- downward. a family of four making that $14 an hour qualifies for food stamps. it raises questions about is the manufacturing sector, is the auto sector going to be competitive long term? remember, we still d
Oct 16, 2012 10:00am EDT
, mexico? we cannot manage that. that is not adequate. they were going on the wrong direction. too big to manage is just too big. all of us are living in an example of how this can be managed. this is the former auditorium of a law firm which just went down. the subs were a bunch of prima donna lawyers managed to work it out. i think contracts can be worked out. i agree. i agree in part, but i think you're overstating the case, simon. it would be difficult across borders to work out a contractual arrangement. when aig is the parents, then how do you impose appropriate oversight on all of the little bits of aig all over the world? every country has contracts that involves foreign regulators and there's definitely a degree of difficulty. i still believe it can be worked out, but it's a challenge. >> there is a run by the regulators in every jurisdiction to grab assets. there is a final dispute on the collapse of lehman on the british side in the american side four years after. that remains unless he can get the british, the germans, the french -- >> come on. that's the difference between
Oct 23, 2012 7:00am EDT
retired. i have lived for my job, going to mexico in my lifetime. i took early retirement, due to that. so it is not this matter that the last four years has done this. it is been a quite a few years that has done this. ohio is definitely a republican state. i am old enough to know. i have lived through a lot of elections. i worked on the election board. i have done the whole thing for my party. and president obama -- he speaks to you. he tells you the facts. he tells you like it is. if you do not like it, that is another story. he does not jump from one thing to another and a change his mind. and i am very fearful if governor romney gets in the, that we are in big trouble. host: he said ohio is a republican state, but president obama won it pretty decisively quarter years ago. caller: yes. i was surprised. i have a friend was 96 years old. very strong republican. and you ought to talk to her today. she comes from a foreign country. we do of the honda plant, too. and that is china. but they sure have a lot of jobs here. those people are working. now you must remember, president obama when
Oct 18, 2012 9:00am EDT
to invent a model that overrides the teaching function. i'm also working on a program in mexico and rural schools in mexico that when i'll be up to about 6000 schools but it operates on -- [inaudible]. so here's some implications for the argument we make, and i said i am more radical on this set of issues than my co-author. there will be a progressive and steady disassociation between learning and schooling. inevitably, learning is alive and well in society. the means for access to learning will be more flexible and more responsive to individual demand. however it's organized. how it's organized is going to be up for grabs. it will not accommodate well, in fact the longer we stay with the hierarchy model, the worse the disassociation between learning and schooling will be. that is, now, this is not an argument that is a good future. actually that are huge issues of access and equity associate with what's going to happen. this is not an normative argument. this is a predictive argument. i've only seen one quoted quote system that's managed to try to get out ahead of this issue in a positiv
Oct 3, 2012 8:00am PDT
us in the battle to win their vote. >> reporter: it might sound like mexico. but this is the fight for the white house. welcome to washo county, nevada, the front line in this battleground state. washo county's 250,000 voters are expected to decide whether the nevada goes blue or red. and latinos, about 30,000 votes here, could make the critical difference in a race that could come down to a few thousand votes. here's how nevada's 1.4 million votes break down and why washo is a battleground within the battleground. most of the votes here are in clark county, las vegas, it leans left and rural nevada is solidly republican. the state almost evenly split. it leaves washo county and that biggest little city in the world, reno, feeling like, well, the biggest little city in the world. the democrats here, the ground war is on. bus loads of party faithful, some from other states already knocking on doors, appealing directly to latinos. republicans too seeking favor with latino voters. craig romney. the candidate's spanish speaking son on one of many trips by the candidate, his family and
Oct 16, 2012 6:00pm PDT
grandfather was from mexico and my wife's father was from wales. i want the legal system to be better and clearer. you shouldn't have to hire a lawyer to figure out how to get in. and we need to give green cards to people who have what we need. get a green card on your diploma, come to the u.s.a. we have to stop illegal immigration. 4 million people are waiting to get here legally. i will not grant amnesty to those here illegally. there will be employment verification and i won't put in place magnets for people coming here illegally. i would not give drivers licenses to them as the president would. the kids -- they when the president ran for office, he said he would put in place that would reform our immigration system. he did not do it. he had a democrat house and a democrat senate. why did he fail to promote legislation that would have provided an answer for those who wanted to come here legally and for those who were here illegally today? that is a question at the present will have a chance to answer right now. >> we are a nation of immigrants. we all understand what this country h
Oct 24, 2012 8:00pm EDT
the foreign policy debate that there was no discussion about latin america, mexico, no discussion of cuba or haiti. in mexico, the drug war is very intense. we have and border issues there. it was very telling that these campaigns did not get into those issues in any depth, or at all in some cases. i guess it just circles me back to they clearly believe -- certainly the republicans clearly believe that the economy is the overriding issue for voters. 1.5 million voters in this state are hispanic. many of these hispanic voters have a fairly recent ties to their homeland and other parts of the world. i think that not addressing that community more directly was perhaps a mistake that night. host: jeb bush, the former florida governor, and the head of the free cuba center in dc write in today's "wall street journal" -- "president kennedy showed fortitude and resolve in forcing the soviet union to stand down. whoever wins the election ought to deal similarly with today's intimidation and deception from the castro regime." boca raton, florida caller -- brian crowley, did you want to jump in on t
Oct 25, 2012 9:00pm PDT
people out in arizona and new mexico and colorado and nevada and other places? >> it is going to help, governor because everyone that i know that is eligible to vote, you better be sure that i'm going to contact them and i'm going to tell them they need to come out and vote for this president and they need to come out and vote for people like me. so definitely, it is going to help. i know many friends that are already doing that right! daniel rodriguez, thank you so much for coming on to "the war room." founder of the arizona dream act coalition. >> jennifer: up next, brett ehrlich drops the hammer. >> i tell air sarah palin to shut it. best now find the most hard core driver in america. that guy, put him in it. what's this? [ male announcer ] tell him he's about to find out. you're about to find out. [ male announcer ] test it. highlight the european chassis 6 speed manual, dual exhaust wide stance, clean lines have him floor it, spin it punch it, drift it put it through its paces is he happy? oh ya, he's happy! [ male
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
. and the easiest way to get in this country as we saw on 9/11 is either from canada and mexico. and this should be one more reminder to us that we cannot stop our efforts. >> the irony here is there's a station named after the border patrol agent who was killed, you know, in the midst of that fast and furious unfortunate program that the government was running for a while. you would think there would be extra patrols there or added safety measures, and maybe there are and i don't know about them. >> well, i think the problem is for so many automatic weapons down there, there are even grenades coming across the border. and so our broader patrol is outgunned. and you know, short of moving into armor, you can't entirely protect them. what we have to look at that border is like any disputed border, it has to be well-protected sort of like between israel and lebanon where it's impossible to get across it without the border patrol knowing and being alerted, especially with people carrying weapons. >> former cia operative, thanks so much for joining us this morning. >>> now the march to the presidenti
Oct 8, 2012 11:00am PDT
along the u.s. mexico border. this was just two years ago, 2010. i want to bring in a crime reporter for the monitor newspaper in mccounsel, texas. he joins me by phone here. and how exactly did they catch this guy? >> well, they caught him on saturday, took an all day effort. they had received -- the mexican navy received information around 5:00 a.m. he was in the city of nob nobeulo and theyl lthey also ca him. they were able to arrest him and this morning they presented him for the media, basically, you know, we have this gentleman, he -- he answered directly, so he's very high up in the chain. >> let me jump in and ask you too, because to be clear, from what i understand, we had fobs who talked to the sheriff of saturday pa zepeda county who said they don't know if this guy was the one that pulled the trigger, but he may be involved, correct? >> that is correct. i spoke with the sheriff this morning. this guy is very high up in the chain, he was more than likely not at the scene, but he was ultimately responsible for the acts of his underlings. he basically oversaw -- everybody a
Oct 3, 2012 9:00am EDT
republican governors and they go away. bob o'donnell is governing. and in new mexico and governing indiana. they have the ball. that is good. they are the kind of conservatives and in policy in political terms. that will focus on john boehner and maybe they do a little bit negotiating with president obama if he wins. and the governors become central to the party in terms of actual policies and politics as they become the model of how you succeed including many states where they will be governing many states that romney will have lost and new mexico and new jersey and virginia and really central and hard in washington to remind ourselves they are more important than what happens in leadership in the house and senate. one tiny caveat, even if romney loses i am not certain about that. the intellectual campaign point, i think people are underestimating the conflict that can still happen. it could be a six point victory for obama if he keeps it open. if he gets 53-47 it is possible. it is not out of the question. i don't think republicans fill the house. they're wildly confident and democrats g
Oct 13, 2012 10:45pm EDT
wages now and they haven't done that. and so i have just negotiated with the president of mexico; the north american free trade agreement; and the prime minister of canada, i might add, and i'm -- i want to have more of these free trade agreements. because export jobs are increasing far faster than any jobs that may have moved overseas; that's a scare tactic because it's not that many. but anyone that's here, we want to have more jobs here and the way to do that is to increase our exports. some believe in protection. i don't. i believe in free and fair trade and that's the thing that saved us, and so i will keep on as president trying to get a successful conclusion to the gatt round, the big uruguay round of trade which will really open up markets for our -- for our agriculture particularly -- i want to continue work after we get this nafta agreement ratified this coming year; i want to get one with eastern europe. i want to get one with chile and free and fair trade is the answer, now protection. and as i say we've had tough economic times and it's exports that have saved us. ex
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Oct 16, 2012 9:00pm EDT
of immigrants. we welcome people coming to this country as immigrants. my dad was born in mexico of american parents, ann's dad was born in wales and is a first generation american. i want our legal system to work better. i want it to be streamlined, i want it to be clearer. i don't think you have to -- shouldn't have to hire a lawyer to figure out how to get into this country legally. i also think we should give visas to people, green cards, rather, to people who graduate with skills we need, people around the world with accredited degrees in science and math, get a green card stapled to their diploma, come to the u.s. of a. number two, we're going to have to stop illegal immigration. there are four million people who are waiting in line to get here legally. those who have come here illegally take their place, so i will not grant amnesty. i'll put in place an employment verification system and make sure that employers that hire people who have come here illegally are sanctioned for doing so. i won't put in place magnets for people coming here illegally, so, for instance, i would not give dr
Oct 16, 2012 6:00pm PDT
to this country as immigrants. my dad was born in mexico and ann's dad was born in wales. we welcome legal immigrants into this country. i want our legal system to work better. i want it to be streamlined and clearer. i don't think you should have to hire a lawyer to get into the country legally. we should give visas to people, green cards to people that graduate with skills that we need. people around the world with accredited degrees in science and math, get a green card stapled to their diploma. come to the usa. we should make sure that our legal system works. number two, we have to stop illegal immigration. there are 4 million people waiting in line to get here legally. those who have castro marques here illegally take their place. i won't grant amnesty to those here illegally. i'll put in place an employment verification system and make sure employers that hire people that came here illegally are sanctioned for doing so. i won't put in place magnets for people coming here illegally. i would not give driver's licenses to those that came here illegally, as the president would. the kids
Oct 5, 2012 1:40am PDT
of two was shot and killed this week just north of the mexico/arizona border. suspicion immediately fell on drug smugglers, and mexican officials even arrested two men as investigators considered friendly fire. ivy's family is focusing on their loss. >> we've been so preoccupied with the grief of the loss, we really haven't had time to be angry at anything. it is what it is. i won't bring nick back. >> homeland security secretary janet napolitano heads to arizona today to express condolences to the ivy family and will meet with investigators. >>> we turn to the growing meningitis outbreak. federal health investigators are warning doctors any medicine from a now closed massachusetts pharmacy should not be used. the pharmacy is thought to be the source of contaminated steroids that caused a rare form of meningitis. abc's steve osunsami has more. >> reporter: doctors worry this outbreak of fungal meningitis is spreading potentially affecting more than 1,000 americans recent ly treated for back pain with needles tainted by a fungus during manufacturing. >> contaminated manufacturing was a st
Oct 9, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. >> narrator: mitt's great- grandfather miles was an early church leader who had established a colony in mexico. >> the romneys had left the united states and went to mexico to avoid persecution, but it's also to pursue polygamy. >> narrator: miles romney had five wives and 30 children. >> they built a ranch and he's back in stone age conditions with no money. romney's father is now on the scene. that gets destroyed by guerrillas. they move back to california, poverty again. they build it back up. they move back to salt lake city. they build it back up. romney's whole history of a family is that they knocked us down, we built it back up. we didn't make a fortune; we made a bunch of fortunes. and they resented us for our success, but we kept coming back. that's romney's history. >> with someone with a name with romney you heard about the sufferings of your ancestors and their sacrifices and all they've done that you feel like, well, it's my turn now; i've got to pick up the baton and run with it. >> narrator: but mitt and his family rarely tell the story to outsiders. >> it's an incredible histo
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